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  Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand is supporting the construction of the Pacific's largest solar energy array in Samoa. “New Zealand is working in partnership with the Government of Samoa, the European...

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  Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Jo Goodhew today announced a collaborative partnership to restore the Waiapu catchment in the Gisborne District. “The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between MPI, Te...

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The Crown has signed an Accord with Ngāti Porou in Gisborne, formalising the government's ongoing commitment to the iwi, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said today. The Crown-Ngati Porou Relationship Accord is...

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Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. The appointment was made by the Administrator of the Government on behalf of the Governor General and is for a term of three...

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The Associate Minister of Immigration Nikki Kaye's decision not to intervene means kidney transplant patient Sanil Kumar must leave New Zealand by tomorrow, says Labour's Immigration spokesperson Rajen Prasad.  “Kumar, a plumber...

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  A Labour government will adopt the Law Commission's recommendation to ensure all war veterans are eligible for a Veteran's Pension, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “Veterans are only eligible for the pension if they are considered...

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Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today released a study of the East Coast region's economic potential over the next 30 years. The East Coast Regional Economic Potential Study assesses the region's...

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Labour Leader David Cunliffe will this evening speak to more than 3000 leadership delegates from throughout New Zealand at the Samoan Assembly of God National Easter Conference. When: 6.30pm, Easter Sunday, 20 April, 2014. Where: Samani Pulepule Centre,...

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Labour MP Grant Robertson will attend the Progressive Governance conference in Amsterdam later this week. “This conference brings together Social Democratic parties from around the world to discuss how progressive politics should work in the post...

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  Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse will travel to Turkey next week to attend the 99th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. During his visit, Mr Woodhouse will meet with his Australian and Turkish counterparts to discuss next...

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